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Laura: A Creole Plantation   (circa 1805)
2247 Highway 18
Vacherie, LA 70090
225-265-7690
888-799-7690
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Your admission includes a guided tour based on Laura Locoul Gore's "Memories of the Old Plantation Home," guided tour of the restored Big House, with its raised basement and galleries, men and women's parlors, service rooms and common rooms; guided tour of the 200-year-old sugar plantation homestead with a visit into the three gardens: Jardin Francais, the kitchen potager and BananaLand grove, and a guided tour of a circa 1840 slave cabin, where the ancient west-African tales of Compair Lapin, better known in English as "Br'er Rabbit," were recorded. The grounds feature 12 buildings that are listed on the National Register, including animal barns, overseers' cottages, and the 1829 Maison de Reprise.

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